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The FIBA Champions League Draw

21 Jul 2016 2016-10-05T12:54:31+00:00.

Antigoni Zachari

- 21 Jul 2016

Eurohoops.net

By Eurohoops team / info@eurohoops.net

FIBA’s Champions League Draw is a fact as the new basketball competition is ready to have its first ever season.

The 2016-2017 Basketball Champions League competition will consist of 32 teams. Twenty-four (24) teams have pre-qualified for the Regular Season, with the last eight (8) teams set to qualify through two Qualification Rounds.

The competition starts on 27 September 2016 with the first of the two Qualification Rounds.

Regular Season

Group A

Banvit
Fraport Skyliners
Aris
CEZ Nymburk
Helios Suns
Monaco Basket
Winner of Donar/Tartu vs Winner of Bakken/Sassari
Winner of Rilski/Tsmoki vs Nahariya

Group B

Karsiyaka
Umana Reyer Venezia
Avtodor Saratov
Maccabi RM
BC Khimik
Le Mans
Winner of Kataja/Sodertalje vs Spirou
Lukoli vs Winner of Oradea/Prievidza

Group C

ASVEL
EWE Baskets
PAOK
Neptunas
Rosa Radom
Ventspils
Usak vs AEK/Cluj
Winner of Benfica/Varese vs Szolnoki

Group D

Strasbourg
Sidigas Avelino
Iberostar Tenerife
Telenet Oostende
Cibona
Mega Leks
Winner of Igokea/Mornar vs Besiktas
MHP Riesen vs Winner of Porto/Juventus

Qualification Round 1

Region A

Bakken Bears vs Sassari
FC Porto vs Juventus
Benfica vs Varese
Donar vs BC TartuKataja vs Sodertalje

Region B

Rilski vs Tsmoki
Igokea vs Mornar Bar
Oradea vs Prievizda
Petrolina AEK vs Cluj

Qualification Round 2

Region A

MHP Riesen vs Winner of QR1 Game 2 (Porto or Juventus)
Benfica vs Szolnoki
Winner of QR1 Game 5 (Kataja or Sodertalje) vs Spirou Charleroi
Winner of QR1 Game 4 (Donar or Tartu) vs Winner of QR1 Game 1 (Bakken Bears or Sassari)

Region B

Muratbay Usak vs Winner of QR1 Game 4 (Petrolina AEK or Cluj)
Winner of QR1 Game 1 (Rilski or Tsmoki) vs Nahariya (1st game played in Nahariya due to facility issues)
Lukoil Academik vs Winner of QR1 Game 3 (Oradea or Prievizda)
Winner of QR1 Game 2 (Igokea or Mornar Bar) vs Besiktas